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Sri Lanka’s men face rape in custody decade after civil war: study

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Men in Sri Lanka are being raped in custody nearly a decade after the civil war, when sexual assault was routinely used to torture detained Tamils, a report said Wednesday.

The rape of men and boys remains widespread but unreported, with victims unwilling to come forward due to social stigma and laws criminalising same-sex relations, the All Survivors Project said in its report.

Rape was rife during Sri Lanka’s 37-year civil war, but unlike cases involving women there has been little official record or acknowledgement of men being abused by their captors………

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-4514462/Sri-Lankas-men-face-rape-decade-civil-war-study.html


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